C Mary Healy

Summary

Affiliation: Texas Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Influence of serogroup on the presentation, course, and outcome of invasive meningococcal disease in children in the Republic of Ireland, 1995-2000
    C Mary Healy
    Department of Pediatrics, Infectious Diseases Section, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 34:1323-30. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint An eighteenth-century disease in the year 2001
    C Mary Healy
    Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children s Hospital, Houston 77030, USA
    Semin Pediatr Infect Dis 13:147, 232-4. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of pertussis antibodies in maternal delivery, cord, and infant serum
    C Mary Healy
    Section of Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
    J Infect Dis 190:335-40. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Features of invasive staphylococcal disease in neonates
    C Mary Healy
    Department of Pediatrics, Section of Infectious Diseases, Baylor College of Medicine, One Baylor Plaza, Rm 302A, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Pediatrics 114:953-61. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Emergence of new strains of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in a neonatal intensive care unit
    C Mary Healy
    Section of Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 39:1460-6. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Pertussis serostatus among neonates born to Hispanic women
    C Mary Healy
    Department of Pediatrics, Section of Infectious Diseases, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 42:1439-42. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Impact of fluconazole prophylaxis on incidence and outcome of invasive candidiasis in a neonatal intensive care unit
    C Mary Healy
    Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine and The Woman s Hospital of Texas, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Pediatr 147:166-71. 2005
  8. doi request reprint Fluconazole prophylaxis in extremely low birth weight neonates reduces invasive candidiasis mortality rates without emergence of fluconazole-resistant Candida species
    C Mary Healy
    Department of Pediatrics, Section of Infectious Diseases, Baylor College of Medicine, One Baylor Plaza, Room 302A, MS BCM 320, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Pediatrics 121:703-10. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Importance of timing of maternal combined tetanus, diphtheria, and acellular pertussis (Tdap) immunization and protection of young infants
    C Mary Healy
    Center for Vaccine Awareness and Research, Texas Children s Hospital, Houston, Texas
    Clin Infect Dis 56:539-44. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Impact of maternal postpartum tetanus and diphtheria toxoids and acellular pertussis immunization on infant pertussis infection
    Luis A Castagnini
    Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 54:78-84. 2012

Detail Information

Publications18

  1. ncbi request reprint Influence of serogroup on the presentation, course, and outcome of invasive meningococcal disease in children in the Republic of Ireland, 1995-2000
    C Mary Healy
    Department of Pediatrics, Infectious Diseases Section, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 34:1323-30. 2002
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint An eighteenth-century disease in the year 2001
    C Mary Healy
    Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children s Hospital, Houston 77030, USA
    Semin Pediatr Infect Dis 13:147, 232-4. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of pertussis antibodies in maternal delivery, cord, and infant serum
    C Mary Healy
    Section of Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
    J Infect Dis 190:335-40. 2004
    ..Passively acquired maternal antibodies protect infants from many pathogens. With increasing reports of infant pertussis, we evaluated pertussis antibodies in maternal-infant paired sera from 1999-2000...
  4. ncbi request reprint Features of invasive staphylococcal disease in neonates
    C Mary Healy
    Department of Pediatrics, Section of Infectious Diseases, Baylor College of Medicine, One Baylor Plaza, Rm 302A, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Pediatrics 114:953-61. 2004
    ..We aimed to describe the contemporary incidence, clinical features, and outcome of infants with ISD in a neonatal intensive care unit...
  5. ncbi request reprint Emergence of new strains of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in a neonatal intensive care unit
    C Mary Healy
    Section of Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 39:1460-6. 2004
    ..We determined if MRSA strains causing bacteremia in infants treated from birth in a neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) demonstrated the genetic traits of community-associated MRSA...
  6. ncbi request reprint Pertussis serostatus among neonates born to Hispanic women
    C Mary Healy
    Department of Pediatrics, Section of Infectious Diseases, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 42:1439-42. 2006
    ..63 EU/mL; P < or =.001). A lack of maternal immunity is one explanation for pertussis susceptibility in very young Hispanic infants...
  7. ncbi request reprint Impact of fluconazole prophylaxis on incidence and outcome of invasive candidiasis in a neonatal intensive care unit
    C Mary Healy
    Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine and The Woman s Hospital of Texas, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Pediatr 147:166-71. 2005
    ....
  8. doi request reprint Fluconazole prophylaxis in extremely low birth weight neonates reduces invasive candidiasis mortality rates without emergence of fluconazole-resistant Candida species
    C Mary Healy
    Department of Pediatrics, Section of Infectious Diseases, Baylor College of Medicine, One Baylor Plaza, Room 302A, MS BCM 320, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Pediatrics 121:703-10. 2008
    ..We evaluated the impact of fluconazole prophylaxis for extremely low birth weight infants on invasive candidiasis incidence, invasive candidiasis-related mortality rates, and fluconazole susceptibility of Candida isolates...
  9. doi request reprint Importance of timing of maternal combined tetanus, diphtheria, and acellular pertussis (Tdap) immunization and protection of young infants
    C Mary Healy
    Center for Vaccine Awareness and Research, Texas Children s Hospital, Houston, Texas
    Clin Infect Dis 56:539-44. 2013
    ..Pertussis booster vaccine (Tdap) recommendations assume that pertussis-specific antibodies in women immunized preconception, during, or after previous pregnancies persist at sufficient levels to protect newborn infants...
  10. doi request reprint Impact of maternal postpartum tetanus and diphtheria toxoids and acellular pertussis immunization on infant pertussis infection
    Luis A Castagnini
    Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 54:78-84. 2012
    ..In January 2008, this recommendation was implemented in a predominantly Hispanic, medically underserved population at Ben Taub General Hospital (BTGH) in Houston (hereafter the intervention population)...
  11. ncbi request reprint Safety and immunogenicity of tetanus diphtheria and acellular pertussis (tdap) immunization during pregnancy in mothers and infants: a randomized clinical trial
    Flor M Munoz
    Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas2Department of Molecular Virology and Microbiology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas
    JAMA 311:1760-9. 2014
    ..Further research is needed to provide definitive evidence of the safety and efficacy of Tdap immunization during pregnancy. TRIAL REGISTRATION clinicaltrials.gov Identifier: NCT00707148. ..
  12. ncbi request reprint Prospects for prevention of childhood infections by maternal immunization
    C Mary Healy
    Section of Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Curr Opin Infect Dis 19:271-6. 2006
    ..To review the literature on using maternal immunization as a strategy to prevent infections in young infants aged below 6 months..
  13. ncbi request reprint Maternal immunization
    C Mary Healy
    Department of Pediatrics, Section of Infectious Diseases, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 26:945-8. 2007
  14. ncbi request reprint Acceptability of immunization in adult contacts of infants: possibility of expanding platforms to increase adult vaccine uptake
    Elizabeth Rossmann Beel
    Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    Vaccine 32:2540-5. 2014
    ..We determined the attitude of adult infant contacts toward recommended adult vaccines and their willingness to receive vaccines should they be available during hospital visits or prenatal or infant clinic appointments...
  15. doi request reprint Vaccines in pregnant women and research initiatives
    C Mary Healy
    Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, and Center for Vaccine Awareness and Research, Texas Children s Hospital, Houston, Texas, USA
    Clin Obstet Gynecol 55:474-86. 2012
    ..Further evaluation of maternal immunization strategies to prevent maternal and infant infections is needed...
  16. doi request reprint How to communicate with vaccine-hesitant parents
    C Mary Healy
    Center for Vaccine Awareness and Research, Texas Children s Hospital, Houston, Texas, USA
    Pediatrics 127:S127-33. 2011
    ..Ongoing dialogue including provider recommendations may successfully reassure vaccine-hesitant parents that immunization is the best and safest option for their child...
  17. ncbi request reprint The future of meningococcal vaccines
    C Mary Healy
    Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 24:175-6. 2005
  18. doi request reprint Unusual soft tissue manifestations of Neisseria meningitidis infections
    Ruchi Gupta
    Driscoll Children s Hospital, Corpus Christi
    Clin Pediatr (Phila) 47:400-3. 2008
    ....